Using WC Online

Creating a WC Online Account

You’ll need a WC Online account to work with Writing Center tutors. This account allows you to register for appointments ahead of time (including recurring appointments), see upcoming appointments, share files with tutors, access video conferences, and access records of prior visits.

To create an account

  • Navigate to “Make An Appointment” in the menu above
  • Click on “Register for an account” on the WC Online landing page
  • Provide all of the requested information
  • Choose a password you can remember
  • Sign up for text alerts (optional)

Once you’ve created your account, you will be able to schedule appointments!

Making an Appointment

When you make an appointment, you’ll have your choice of tutor, date, time, and duration, as well as whether the session takes place in the Writing Center (Hill Hall 102) or online in WC Online. To create the appointment:

  • Choose the date
  • Click on any white box
  • If you want a 60 minute appointment, use the drop-down menu to change the end time
  • If the tutor offers both face-to-face and online sessions, click the button with your preference
  • Enter the information requested on the form
  • Upload any files you think might help the tutor during your session
  • Submit your appointment request

Joining an Online Consultation

If you’ve signed up for an online tutoring session, you’ll be using WC Online to access the video conference. To do this:

  • Log in to WC Online
  • Click on your appointment
  • Click “Start or Join Online Consultation”
  • Give permission for the program to access your microphone and camera